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Workers' compensation benefits including QOTE

Check the injury year table below to help you calculate workers' compensation benefits including Queensland Ordinary Time Earnings (QOTE).

Injuries on or after 01/01/2008 (current)

Act of Reference Sections Reference   Amount *
$
200(2)(a) Compensation upon death of worker - Any dependant totally dependant Maximum 600,080
200(2)(aa) Compensation upon death of worker - Totally dependant spouse   16,045
200(2)(ab) Compensation upon death of worker - Totally dependant spouse and dependant members under 6 8% QOTE 118.60
200(2)(b) Compensation upon death of worker - Dependant under 16 or are students   32,070
200(2)(c ) Compensation upon death of worker - weekly amount payable to each totally dependant child or family member who is under 16 or are students (other than spouse) (paid quarterly) - where spouse is totally dependent 10% QOTE 148.25
201(2)(a) Compensation upon death of worker - compensation payable to partially dependent members of the worker's family    Amount reasonable and proportionate to the monetary loss of dependence 
201(2)(b) Compensation upon death of worker - compensation payable to totally dependant child or family member who is under 16 or are students (other than spouse) - where spouse is partially dependent 7% QOTE 103.75
201(3)(a) Compensation upon death of worker - minimum compensation payable under section 200(2)(a) 15% of Max. 90,015
201A(2) Compensation upon death of worker - Non-dependant spouse, issue or next of kin 10% of Max. 60,010
202(2) Compensation upon death of worker - Compensation payable to the parent   36,065
202(3)(a) Compensation upon death of worker - Compensation payable to the parent - 1 or more   36,065
204(5) Compensation upon death of worker - reduced compensation if dependant dies before payment - Totally Weekly Payments 14% QOTE 207.50
204(6) Compensation upon death of worker - reduced compensation if dependant dies before payment - no surviving spouse - dependant totally dependant on worker and caring for another totally dependant member or child under 16 or student Weekly Payments 14% QOTE 207.50
204(7) Compensation upon death of worker - reduced compensation if dependant dies before payment - dependant was member of workers family or child of workers spouse and totally dependant Weekly Payments 7% QOTE 103.75
199 Compensation upon death of worker - funeral expenses and medical treatment   Reasonable expenses
211(1) Cost of medical treatment - Chapter 4   Reasonable expenses - having regard to relevant table of costs
217 Private hospitalisation   The cost lawfully charged by the hospital
218A Public Hospitalisation   The cost published by    WorkCover Queensland
219(1) Travelling expenses   Insurer considers are necessary and reasonable, incurred by the worker for the injury
223 Maximum rehabilitation fees and costs   S223(a) - Registered person - reasonable fees and costs having regard to table of costs.
S223(b) - Other rehabilitation - as approved by insurer
225 Caring allowance    Prescribed under a Regulation 
140(1)(a) Maximum entitlement, compensation payable as weekly payments   320,370
140(1)(b) Maximum entitlement, lump sum compensation payable   320,370
192(2) Additional lump sum compensation for certain workers - up to this figure   320,370
193(6) Additional lump sum compensation for gratuitous care - up to this figure   362,920
128B(2)(a) Latent onset injury that is a terminal condition - lump sum compensation payable (less payments of weekly benefits, redemption payment, lump sum compensation, damages)   320,370
128B(2)(b) Latent onset injury that is a terminal condition - an amount equal to 10% of the amount under section 128B(2)(a)   32,040
128B(2)(c) Latent onset injury that is a terminal condition - additional lump sum compensation (payable according to a graduated scale prescribed under a regulation) - up to   320,370
128D(2)(a) Latent onset injury that is a terminal condition - lump sum compensation payable to dependants 15% of Max. 90,015
128D(2)(b) Latent onset injury that is a terminal condition - lump sum compensation payable to dependants for funeral expenses 2% of Max. 12,005
128E(1)(c) Compensation upon death of worker for latent onset injury where the worker received lump sum compensation under section 128B and left dependants who have not been paid lump sum compensation under section 128D- lump sum compensation payable to dependants under section 128D(2)(a) 15% of Max. 90,015
128E(1)(c) Compensation upon death of worker for latent onset injury where the worker received lump sum compensation under section 128B and left dependants who have not been paid lump sum compensation under section 128D- lump sum compensation payable to dependants under section 128D(2)(b) for worker's funeral. 2% of Max. 12,005
174 Maximum amount for redemption payment under sections 171, 172, 173 cannot exceed this amount less weekly payments already paid to the worker. 156 x 70% QOTE 161,850
107 QOTE 100% QOTE 1,482.10
150-155 QOTE at 80% 80% QOTE 1,185.70
150-155 QOTE at 70% 70% QOTE  1,037.50
*as at 1 July 2017
Last updated
30 June 2017

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